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Sep 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
brandon is former f.b.i. assistant director for counterterrorism. >> our intelligence law enforcement people are actually talking to each other. >> reporter: our mind set changed by september 12. the shoe bomber and underwear bomber proved airline passengers are unlikely again to ever give up without a fight. police in montgomery county and across the country have focused on counterterrorism. homeland security has spent billions equipping officers with equipment like radiation detectors. >> the money we spent is like spending money for insurance. you have to decide just how safe you want to be. >> reporter: one political scientist at ohio state university has estimated your odds of being killed by a terrorist at one in 3.5 million. to make those odds even smaller, america has spent trillions of dollars and sacrificed the lives of thousands of our heroic service members. >> in order to imagine that we're safer from terrorism, we've given up all kinds of freedom. >> reporter: the regional aclu director says the costs outweigh the risks. >> if you're a muslim american, you're a lot less
CBS
Sep 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
similar protests in egypt and libya, but now the f.b.i. is investigating the possibility that the deadly assault on the u.s. consulate in libya was a planned terrorist attack intended to mark the anniversary of 9/11. here is secretary of state senator clinton followed by president obama. >> how could this happen in a country we helped liberate, in a city we helped save. >> make no mistake. we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> my name is chris stevens, and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> reporter: the obama administration has started the search for the people who killed ambassador stevens and the three other state department officers killed in tuesday's attack. they're bringing in the marines, unmanned drones and two warships armed with cruise missiles. they're taking position just off the libyan coast. the situation escalating rapidly. i will be monitoring it throughout the next half-hour and bring you an update at 6:30. >> we'll see you then, kristin live in our satellite center this morning. >>> the film behind all
CBS
Sep 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
by a terrorist group with links to al qaeda. as f.b.i. agents and other investigators continue to sift through all of the evidence, evidence is mounting that this was a precisely typed raid carried -- timed raid carried out by heavily armed militants. the militants attacked what was thought to be a secret safehouse right as libyan and security forces were arriving at the consulate to rescue the staff that was being evacuated. eastern libya's interior minister believes the militants were tipped off to the location by infiltrators within the consulate security force. the same minister also saying the militants were likely using the civilians protesting that anti-islam film as a cover for their attack. yesterday secretary of state hillary clinton made it very clear that the u.s. government had nothing to do with the video that prompted these protests all over the middle east. >> to us, to me personally, this video is disgusting and reprehensible. it appears to have a deeply cynical purpose to denigrate a great religion and to provoke rage. >> reporter: that rage over the video continued today in
CBS
Sep 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
in connection with a proposed parking garage project. f.b.i. agents also arrested mack's brother and campaign supporter. the men received 54 -- $54,000 in bribes. >>> thousands of chicago teachers spent their first day on strike rallying in the streets wearing red shirts. teachers marked to the school system's headquarters. the union called the strike sunday after not resolving disagreements over several issues, including how teachers will be evaluated. >>> nasa has released some self- portraits of the mars rover curiosity. the rover snapped these shots while testing the color camera at the tip of its 7-foot long robotic arm. the rover landed on the red planet last month and will spend two years exploring large craters for signs of microbiotic life. >>> despite improved treatments and survival rates, breast cancer is still a scary diagnosis. now a new facility is focusing on reassurance as well as treatment. dr. sonia kella is director of the shady grove breast imaging center which is holding an open house tomorrow. again, welcome here this morning. thank you for coming in. >> thank you. >> t
CBS
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
personnel to leave libya. the fbi has opened an investigation into the deaths of ambassador stevens and the three other americans killed. at the state department, danielle nottingham, derek, back to you. >> thank you. of course, this is a reminder. there are thousands upon thousands of u.s. diplomats working overseas and this horrible killing incident is a reminder that this can be dangerous work. we should also note that many of them have studied, lived or worked right here in the d.c. area and bruce johnson is here with a story of how some of them are reacting to the slayings of the ambassadors and the others overseas. >> absolutely. they're saying it's dangerous work but they're surprised because after all, we supported the overthrow of gadhafi. the flag is at half staff outside the johns hopkins graduate school of advanced international studies in washington. >> we're often grateful to our military. we often forget the civilians who serve abroad. >> reporter: daniel serwer is a proffer of conflict resolution at hopkins. he's been in afghanistan, the balkans, iraq, the sudan and
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